Views about size of government among parents by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among parents by views about size of government

% of parents who would rather have…

Belief in GodSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain52%41%3%3%5,370
Believe in God; fairly certain43%52%2%3%1,723
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain45%49%3%3%397
Do not believe in God44%49%4%3%679
Other/don't know if they believe in God54%36%5%5%158
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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